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Oprah speech has Democrats buzzing about possible 2020 run

DES MOINES, Iowa — Oprah Winfrey's impassioned call for "a brighter morning even in our darkest nights" at the Golden Globes has Democratic Party activists b.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 9th, 2018

Most Americans ‘don’t want’ Oprah to run for president

  NEW YORK - Americans may love Oprah Winfrey, but most don't want the chat show queen to run for president, although if she did she would beat Donald Trump, a poll revealed Friday.   Winfrey's rousing speech at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony ignited speculation that the billionaire entertainment mogul, the first black woman to own a television network, is harboring Oval Office ambitions.   Sixty-four percent of respondents have a favorable view of Winfrey, including 43 percent of Trump supporters, according to the NPR, PBS NewsHour and Marist survey.   But when asked if they wanted Winfrey to run in 2020, only 35 percent said yes. A ma...Keep on reading: Most Americans ‘don’t want’ Oprah to run for president.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

From Reagan to Trump, and maybe Oprah, American celebrity politicians abound

WASHINGTON — Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey’s impassioned Golden Globes speech triggered speculation about her political future. A 2020 presidential race between Oprah and Donald J. Trump, himself a TV titan, would be the celebrity-political battle of the millennium, made for — and by — television. But they are by no means the first American […] The post From Reagan to Trump, and maybe Oprah, American celebrity politicians abound appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah for US president

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — US President Donald J. Trump would gladly face Oprah Winfrey as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race, a White House spokesman said on Monday after social media buzz from her speech at an awards show thrust her name into the political arena. “We welcome the challenge, whether it be […] The post Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah for US president appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah Winfrey for president

U.S. President Donald Trump would gladly face Oprah Winfrey as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race, a White House spokesman said on Monday after social media buzz from her speech at an awards show thrust her name into the political arena. #BeFullyInformed Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah Winfrey for president ABOARD AIR FORCE… link: Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah Winfrey for president.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Oprah for President? Twitter fans make the case

LOS ANGELES --- Oprah Winfrey's moving speech at the Golden Globes has some fans and fellow celebrities calling for her presidential run. The actress accepted the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at Sunday's ceremony, and it didn't take long for Twitter to start lighting up with the hashtag #Oprah2020. Comedian Sarah Silverman tweeted "Oprah/Michelle 2020." Leslie Odom, Jr., who played Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical "Hamilton" tweeted "She's running. A new day is on the way." Winfrey's longtime partner Stedman Graham tells the Los Angeles Times "it's up to the people" whether she will be president, adding "she would absolutely do it." Winfrey brought the...Keep on reading: Oprah for President? Twitter fans make the case.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech

WASHINGTON — With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address – a move that could deny him the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse. […] The post As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Castro jumps into 2020 fray

SAN ANTONIO — Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates. Castro, who could end up being the only Latino in what is shaping up to be a crowded […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

It s official: Divided government arrives on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Washington's new era of divided government begins Thursday, January 3, as Democrats seize control of the US House, aiming to serve as a check on Donald Trump's disruptive presidency at least until the 2020 election. Battle-tested Nancy Pelosi will in all likelihood win the gavel as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Ex- Air Force chief: ‘May we be on the right side of history’

MANILA, Philippines --- Lt. Gen. Galileo Gerard Kintanar Jr. stepped down from his post as commanding general of the Philippine Air Force on Friday. But it seems he would only reveal his side of the story on the speculations surrounding his sudden replacement only when has has retired from service 13 months from now. "As I relinquish my post, and finally retire on 14 January 2020, or 13 months from now, may we be on the right side of history, or may history be kinder to all of us," he said in his outgoing speech at the change of command ceremony at Villamor Air Base in Pasay. "Temporary our positions may be, and fleeting as we are, we servant leaders simply aspire to make this ...Keep on reading: Ex- Air Force chief: ‘May we be on the right side of history’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

Trump losing another top aide

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by year’s end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on the 2020 reelection campaign and the challenge of governing with Democrats reclaiming control of the House. Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Democrats revving up for 2020

NEW YORK — Democrats are hitting fast forward. The first major presidential campaign announcements could come before year’s end. The Democratic National Committee plans to announce a debate framework by then featuring 15 to 20 candidates. The first primary debate could happen as early as May, a full three months before the premiere debate of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Trump vs. Obama in the final weekend of the midterms

WASHINGTON --- Feuding from a distance, President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama exchanged tough words Friday as they sought to rally their parties' base voters in the final days before the midterm elections. Obama urged Democrats in Miami to turn against "a politics based on division" and expressed hope that "we will cut through the lies, block out the noise and remember who we are called to be." Trump said in West Virginia he watched Obama's speech aboard Air Force One, reminding some of his most loyal supporters of what he called Obama's broken promises on health care, the freedom of the press and global trade. "Lie after lie, broken promise after brok...Keep on reading: Trump vs. Obama in the final weekend of the midterms.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

Trump, Democrats in final midterm campaign blitz

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump launched an eight-state campaign blitz on Wednesday, seeking to shore up Senate Republicans and GOP gubernatorial candidates against an onslaught of Democratic surrogates, including entertainment icon Oprah Winfrey. Trump will crisscross the nation, landing him in Senate battlefields such as Indiana, Missouri and Florida along with nail-biter contests for governor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Oprah confirms no plans to run for U.S. president

NEW YORK, USA – Talk show icon Oprah Winfrey has again confirmed she has no intention of running for US president, despite revealing that would-be donors offered to raise $1 billion for her to take on Donald Trump in 2020. The 64-year-old billionaire prompted a blaze of speculation last month ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Not clinging to power, DU30 stresses

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday renewed his commitment to step down from office by 2020 once the country makes the shift to federalism. In his speech at the 116th anniversary of the Bureau of Customs, Duterte slammed his critics, stressing that he is pushing hard for federalism not to perpetuate himself….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

No immigration deal near as Trump speech, offer are panned

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's State of the Union offer of a "down-the-middle compromise" on immigration did nothing to move Republicans and Democrats.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2018

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US President Donald Trump weighed in Tuesday on fevered speculation about a potential 2020 White House bid by Oprah Winfrey, saying she probably would not run against him, but if she did, he would win. #BeFullyInformed entertainment.mb.com.ph Source link: entertainment.mb.com.ph.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Oprah for President? Twitter Fans Make The Case

LOS ANGELES - Oprah Winfrey's moving speech at the Golden Globes has some fans and fellow celebrities calling for her presidential run. The actress accepted the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah Winfrey for president

By Jeff Mason ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump would gladly face Oprah Winfrey as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race, a White House spokesmanThe post Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah Winfrey for president appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Oprah for president? Speech sparks fevered speculation

NEW YORK, USA – Could Oprah Winfrey run for president and beat Donald Trump? Hollywood, liberals and fans are abuzz with speculation that the billionaire chat show queen is harboring White House ambitions after an impassioned Golden Globes speech . Winfrey had barely heralded a "new day" following a sexual harassment watershed, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018